Kayla Ives Russell
Winston-Salem, NC
office 336.725.4473
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Ms. Russell’s primary area of practice is corporate and business law with a focus in creditors’ rights and bankruptcy.


  • North Carolina State University—College of Humanities and Social Sciences, B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude, 2014
  • Campbell University—Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2019


  • Judicial Law Clerk, Judge Paul Black for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • Judicial Extern, Judge David M. Warren for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • Judicial Extern, Justice Paul M. Newby for the Supreme Court of North Carolina
  • Legal Intern, for the New Hanover County/Pender County District Attorney’s Office
  • Stubbs Bankruptcy Clinic
Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights Corporate & Business Law


  • Medal of Excellence, American Bankruptcy Institute, 2019
  • Book award for highest grade: Bankruptcy and Professional Responsibility
  • Law School Ambassador for the Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism, 2018 - 2019
  • Legal Research and Writing Scholar
  • Semi-Finalist, Richard T. Bowser Intramural Client Counseling Competition


  • North Carolina State Bar


  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, Programming Committee Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section, Young Lawyers Division - Law Week and Liberty Bell Committee Member

Publications & Presentations

  • Bluebook Editor, Campbell Law Review
Unprecedented: COVID-19 Litigation Insights, Volume 2, Issue 4 Unprecedented: COVID-19 Litigation Insights, Volume 2, Issue 3 Unprecedented: COVID-19 Litigation Insights, Volume 2, Issue 2 Guidance Regarding Mandatory Vaccination Requirements for Employees and Residents of Long-Term Care  Unprecedented: COVID-19 Litigation Insights, Volume 2, Issue 1 Unprecedented: Litigation Insights - Issue 34, 2020 Unprecedented: Litigation Insights - Issue 33, 2020 Unprecedented: Litigation Insights - Issue 32, 2020 Unprecedented: Litigation Insights: Issue 31, 2020 Unprecedented: Litigation Insights - Issue 30, 2020